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Forthcoming meetings

Below are some forthcoming meetings that may be of interest to IGS members.

Please send announcements about meetings suitable for inclusion on this page to us at our usual contact details.

Items marked ** are IGS sponsored
Items marked * are IGS co-sponsored

12–16 August 2019

Community Earth System Model (CESM) Polar Modeling Workshop

Boulder, Colorado, USA

See application form

18–22 August 2019

18th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering and 8th Canadian Permafrost Conference

Québec, Québec, Canada

See conference website

18–23 August 2019

Goldschmidt Conference

Barcelona, Spain

Session 09c: Biogeochemical Cycling in Changing Glacial Habitats and Downstream Ecosystems. COnveners: Trista Vick-Majors <>, Alexander Michaud, Katja Laufer, Susann Henkel

See conference website

18–26 August 2019

**International Symposium on Sea Ice

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
David Barber University of Manitoba <>

26–30 August 2019

Glacial Isostatic Adjustment (GIA) Training School

Gävle, Sweden

See school website

2–4 September 2019

Workshop: Debris-covered glaciers – from remote sensing and field-based tools to local communities

London, UK

See workshop website

4–5 September 2019

*International Glaciological Society British Branch Meeting

Northumbria University​, UK

Contact: Nick Rutter <>
See meeting website

4–6 September 2019

ARCTIC FUTURES 2050: Science for Policy in a Changing Arctic
Study for Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH)

Washington, DC, USA

See ARCTIC FUTURES 2050 webpage

8–12 September 2019

International Mountain Conference

Innsbruck, Austria

See conference website

9–13 September 2019

5th YES (Young Earth Scientists Network) Congress

Berlin, Germany

Session 1.9: The Role of Polar Regions in the Earth System. Convenors: Josefine Lenz, Loeka Jongejans <>, Gerlis Fugmann

See conference website

10–21 September 2019

Karthaus course: Ice Sheets and Glaciers in the Climate System

Karthaus, Italy

See course website
Contact: Hans Oerlemans <>

11–13 September 2019

UK Arctic Science Conference

Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK

See conference website

15–18 September 2019

33rd Forum for Research into Ice Shelf Processes (FRISP)

Oxford, UK

See FRISP website

18–19 September 2019

International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration annual meeting

Oxford, UK

Details to follow

23–28 September 2019

Ice Core Analysis and Techniques (ICAT) PhD school

Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark

See school website

24–26 September 2019

Workshop: Glacial Isostatic Adjustment, Ice Sheets, and Sea-level Change – Observations, Analysis, and Modelling

Ottawa, Canada

See First Circular
Fill in Registration Form

30 September–3 October 2019

*8th International Ice Drill Symposium

Copenhagen, Denmark

See symposium website
Contacts: D. Dahl-Jensen or S.B. Hansen on <(>

16–18 October 2019

2019 West Antarctic Ice Sheet Workshop

Camp Cedar Glen, Julian, California, USA

See workshop website

17–18 October 2019

Symposium – Women in Antarctica: Celebrating 50 years of Exploration

Byrd Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA

See symposium website

30 October –1 November 2019

*International Glaciological Society Nordic Branch Meeting

Reykholt, Iceland

Contact: Hrafnhildur Hannesdóttir <>
See meeting website

4–14 December 2019

First Southern Hemisphere Conference on Permafrost (SouthCOP)

Queenstown, New Zealand

See conference website

9–13 December 2019

Arctic Week 2019

Paris, France

See call for proposals (PDF)

28–31 January 2020

SnowHydro Conference: Challenges in Mountain Areas

Bolzano/Bozen, Italy

See conference website

3–5 February 2020

*New Zealand Snow and Ice Research Group (SIRG: the New Zealand branch of IGS) Annual Workshop

Matiu/Somes Island, Wellington, New Zealand

See SIRG website

3–5 February 2020

9th Workshop on Remote Sensing of Land Ice and Snow (European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL)): Remote Sensing of the Cryosphere – Monitor what is vanishing

Bern, Switzerland

See workshop website

16–21 February 2020

Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020

San Diego, California, USA

See meeting website

27–28 February 2020

2020 Alpine Glaciology Meeting

University of Milano

2–6 March 2020

Sixth International Symposium on Arctic Research
Japan Consortium of Arctic Environmental Research (JCAR)

Tokyo, Japan

See symposium website

2–8 March 2020

36th International Geological Congress

New Delhi, India

Theme 8: The Polar World – Past Present and Future
Session 8.3: Climate variability from ice cores - evidence from the three poles. Convenors: Liz THomas <>, Thamban Melth, Mariusz Potocki
Theme 9: Glacier Mass Balance
Theme 12: Quaternary Environments: Sedimentation and Landform Evolution – Symposium 12.4: Glaciers Past and Present

See congress website

27 March–2 April 2020

Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW2020)

Akureyri, Iceland

See conference website

14–19 June 2020

18th International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar

Golden, Colorado, USA

See conference website

19–24 July​ 2020

**International Symposium on Ice Streams and Outlet Glaciers

Durham, UK

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Chris Stokes <>

21–24 September 2020

*Cryosphere 2020: International Symposium on Ice, Snow and Water in a Warming World

Reykjavík, Iceland

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Þorsteinn Þorsteinsson <>

27 June–2 July 2021

**International Symposium on Interactions of Ice Sheets and Glaciers with the Ocean

La Jolla, California, USA

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Helen Amanda Fricker <>

18–23 July 2021

BACO-21: IAMAS-IACS-IAPSO Joint Assembly

Busan, Republic of Korea

Contact: Richard Essery <>, Regine Hock <>
See assembly website

Early Autumn 2021

**International Symposium on Science and Mitigation of Glacier and Snow Hazards

Davos, Switzerland

Contacts: Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)

4–8 October 2021

**International Symposium on Glaciology and Society

Bilbao, Basque Country, (Spain)

Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)
Sergio Henrique Faria <>>

June 2022

**International Symposium on Maritime Glaciers

Juneau, Alaska, USA

Topics – more to be added:
– tidewater glaciers
– mass balance and run-off from maritime glaciers
– impacts on marine ecosystems

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Jason Amundson <>

September 2022

**International Symposium on Southern Hemisphere Glaciers under Pressure: subglacial lakes, subaquatic environments, calving glaciers and climate

Valdivia, Chile

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Andrés Rivera, Centro de Estudios Cientificos,

July 2023

IUGG General Assembly

Berlin, Germany